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The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian 152-mm hull self-propelled gun “Hyacinth-S”, a 152-mm self-propelled howitzer 2A65 “Msta-B”, and 4 enemy ammunition depots in the Bashtanskyi, Beryslav, Kakhovka, and Kherson regions in the South of Ukraine on August 30. – Operational Command “South”


Russian aggressors fired missiles at the Donetsk region on August 30. 4 people were killed. 2 citizens were injured. – Pavlo Kyrylenko, Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration


Total combat losses of Russian aggressors in Ukraine from 24 February to 31 August (approximation): 47900 troops; 1974 tanks; 4312 armored vehicles; 1091 artillery systems; 285 MLRS; 152 anti-aircraft warfare systems; 234 aircraft; 204 helicopters; 3236 military auto vehicles and fuel tanks; 15 military boats; 849 tactical UAVs; 103 special military equipment; 196 cruise missiles. Russian enemy suffered the greatest losses (of the past day) at the Donetsk and Kurakhove directions. – General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine


As of August 31, due to Russian military aggression in Ukraine, 735 Ukrainian children were injured, and 379 were killed. 230 Ukrainian children are reported missing, and 7,297 are deported. – Prosecutor General’s Office


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale war against Ukraine, Russian occupiers have destroyed more than 160 educational establishments in the Luhansk region. 19 of them cannot be restored. – Serhii Haidai, Head of the Luhansk Regional Military Administration


On August 31, 1 more ship with Ukrainian agricultural products left a port of Odesa through the “grain corridor”. – Official Twitter Account of the Turkish Ministry of National Defence


The Armed Forces of Ukraine destroyed a Russian Tor-M2E anti-aircraft missile system, an enemy reconnaissance-strike UAV “Forpost”, and 2 ammunition depots in the South of Ukraine on August 31. Moreover, the Ukrainian Army established fire control over the Kakhovskyi and Antonovskyi road bridges. – Operational Command “South”


In the last 24 hours, Russian troops shelled the Kherson, the Kharkiv, the Dnipropetrovsk, the Donetsk, the Luhansk, the Mykolaiv, the Zaporizhzhia, the Sumy, and the Chernihiv regions. 6 people were killed. 9 citizens were injured. – Information from Regional Military Administrations

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Defender of Mariupol is back from Russian captivity after 4 months. September 21, 2022.

Photo from the Press Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine

Azovstal defenders released
215 Ukrainian defenders were released, including part of the soldiers from Azovstal. For the last four months they were in Russian captivity. September 21, 2022

Photo by Volodymyr Zolkin

Mykhailo Dianov, senior sergeant of the 36th brigade, in Azovstal. Dianov was among those, released from Russian captivity on September 21, 2022.

Photo by Dmytro “Orest” Kozatskyi

ukrainian serviceman died
People said their last goodbye to Roman Kosenko who died during the battles for Izium on March 9. Only after liberation of the city in September, it became possible to retrieve his body.

By Konstantin & Vlada Liberov

This man was one of the 17 buried in a mass grave in Izium. He lived and died defending Ukraine in the Armed Forces. 

By Yurii Larin

Mass burial site was found in the city of Izium after the Russian occupation.

By Marian Kushnir

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